Publications

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  • **denotes undergraduate student author

In Press

Alvarez, R. P., Kirlic, N., Misaki, M., Bodurka, J., Rhudy, J. L., Paulus, M., & Drevets, W. C.  (in press).  Increased anterior insula activity in anxious individuals is linked to diminished perceived control.  Translational Psychiatry.

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2016

Palit, S., Bartley, E. J., Kuhn, B. L., DelVentura, J. L., Tery, E. L., & Rhudy, J. L. (2016). Endogenous inhibition of pain and spinal nociception in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Journal of Pain Research, 9, 57-66.

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Terry, E. L.*, Thompson, K.**, & Rhudy, J. L.  (2-16). Does pain catastrophizing contribute to threat-evoked amplification of pain and spinal nociception? PAIN, 157, 456-465.

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Terry, E. L., Güereca, Y. M., Martin, S. L., Rhudy, J. L. (2016). Is blood glucose associated with descending modulation of spinal nociception as measured by the nociceptive flexion reflex? Journal of Pain Research, 9, 187-193.

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2015

Bartley, E. J.*, Palit, S.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Natural variation in testosterone is associated with hypoalgesia in healthy women. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31, 730-739. PMID: 25185874

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Terry, E. L.*, Thompson, K.**, & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Experimental reduction of pain catastrophizing modulates pain report but not spinal nociception as verified by mediation analyses. PAIN, 156, 1477-1488. PMID: 25887463.

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Bartley, E. J.*, Palit, S.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Nociceptive processing in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD): The role of menstrual phase and sex hormones. Clinical Journal of Pain, 314, 304-314. PMID: 24810651

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2014

Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.*, Palit, S.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Martin, S. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Terry, E. L.* (2014). Affective disturbance associated with premenstrual dysphoric disorder does not disrupt emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception. Pain, PMID: 25139588

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DelVentura, J. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2014).  Emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception in persons with severe insomnia symptoms. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 47, 303-315.  PMID:  24101292

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2013

DelVentura, J. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, Bartley, E J.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception in persons with severe insomnia symptoms. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, PMID: 24101292

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Palit, S.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Examining emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception in Native Americans: A preliminary investigation. International Journal Of Psychophysiology, 90(2), 272-281. PMID: 23994207

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Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.*, Palit, S.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, Martin, S. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Terry, E. L.* (2013). Do sex hormones influence emotional modulation of pain and nociception in healthy women? Biological Psychology, 94(3), 534-544. PMID: 24141047

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Palit, S.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Exploring pain processing differences in Native Americans. Health Psychology, 32(11), 1127-36. PMID: 24219417

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Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Vincent, A. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception in persons with major depressive disorder (MDD). Pain, 154(12), 2759-68. PMID: 23954763

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Rhudy, J. L., DelVentura, J. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Olech, E., Palit, S.* & Kerr, K. L.* (2013). Emotional modulation of pain and nociception in fibromyalgia. Pain, 154(7), 1045-56. PMID: 23622762

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Bartley, E. J.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Comparing pain sensitivity and the nociceptive flexion reflex threshold across the mid-follicular and late-luteal menstrual phases in healthy women. Clinical Journal of Pain, 29(3), 154-161. PMID: 22688607

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Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.*, & Palit, S.* (2013). Stress and pain. In Schmidt, R. F. & Willis, W. (Eds). Encyclopedia of Pain, 2nd edition. Heidelberg: Springer

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2012

Rhudy, J. L., Martin, S. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, & Palit, S.* (2012). Using multilevel growth modeling to examine emotional modulation of temporal summation of pain (TS-pain) and the nociceptive flexion reflex (TS-NFR). PAIN, 153, 2274-2282. PMID: 22920754

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Williams, A. E.* & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Motivational priming predicts how noxious unconditioned stimuli influence affective reactions to emotional pictures. Psychology, 3(5), 883-891.

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DelVentura, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Individual differences in respiratory sinus arrhythmia and physiological-emotional responses to pictures. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 17(3), 176-201.

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Martin, S. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, Palit, S.*, Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Respiration-induced hypoalgesia: Exploration of potential mechanisms. Journal of Pain, 13(8), 755-763. PMID: 22770894

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Terry, T. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Anxiety sensitivity does not enhance pain signaling at the spinal level. Clinical Journal of Pain, 28(6), 505-510. PMID:22673483

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Bartley, E. J.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Endogenous inhibition of the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) and pain ratings during the menstrual cycle in healthy women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 43(3), 343-351 PMID: 22289982

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2011

Davis, J. L., Rhudy, J. L., Pruiksma, K. E.*, Byrd, P.*, Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, & Bartley, E. J.* (2011). Physiological predictors of response to randomized clinical trial of cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic nightmares. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7, 622-631. PMID: 22171201

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Terry, E. L.*, France, C. R., Bartley, E. J.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Vincent, A.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2011). Standardizing procedures to study sensitization of human spinal nociceptive processes: Comparing parameters for temporal summation of the nociceptive flexion reflex (TS-NFR). International Journal of Psychophysiology, 81, 263-274. PMID: 21767583

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Cranston, C.C., Davis, J. L., Rhudy, J. L., & Favorite, T. K. (2011). Replication and expansion of Best Practice Guide for the Treatment of Nightmare Disorder in Adults. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7, 549-553.

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Hubbard, C. S., Ornitz, E., Gaspar, J. X., Smith, S., Amin, J. A., Labus, J. S., Kilpatrick, L. A., Rhudy, J. L., Mayer, E. A., & Naliboff, B. D. (2011). Modulation of nociceptive and acoustic startle responses to unpredictable threat in men and women. PAIN, 152, 1632-4. PMID: 21477924

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Long, M. E., Davis, J. L., Springer, J., Elhai, J. D., Rhudy, J. L., Teng, E., & Frueh, B. C. (2011). The role of cognitions in imagery rescripting for posttraumatic nightmares. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 1008-1016. PMID: 21503897

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Rhudy, J. L., & France, C. R. (2011). Reliability and validity of a brief method to assess nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold. Journal of Pain. PMID: 21481651

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Davis, J. L., Pruiksma, K. E.*, Rhudy, J. L.. & Byrd, P.* (2011). A comparison of lifelong and post-trauma nightmares in a civilian trauma sample: Nightmare characteristics, psychopathology, and treatment outcome. Dreaming.

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Rhudy, J. L., Martin, S. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, France, C. R., Bartley, E. J.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Kerr, K. L.* (2011). Pain catastrophizing is related to temporal summation of pain, but not temporal summation of the nociceptive flexion reflex. PAIN, 152, 794-801. PMID: 21316150

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Palit, S.**, Sheaff, R. J., France, C. R., McGlone, S., Potter, W., Harkness, A., McNulty, J., Bartley, E. J.*, Hoffman, R., Monda, J. K., & Rhudy, J. L. (2011). Serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) polymorphisms are associated with emotional modulation of pain but not emotional modulation of spinal nociception. Biological Psychology, 86, 360-369. PMID: 21291949

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 2010

Dubbert, P. M., Ainsworth, B. E., Sung, J. H., Robinson, J. C., Wyatt, S. B., Carithers, T., Newton, R., Rhudy, J. L., Barbour, K., Sternfeld, B., & Taylor, H. Jr. (2010). Physical activity and obesity in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study. Ethnicity and Disease, 20, 383-389.

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Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.*, Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Chandler, M. C.*, Russell, J. L.*, & Kerr, K. L.* (2010). Are there sex differences in affective modulation of spinal nociception and pain? The Journal of Pain, 11, 1429-1441. PMID: 20554479.

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Rhudy, J. L. & Bartley, E. J.* (2010). The effect of the menstrual cycle on affective modulation of pain and nociception in healthy women. PAIN, 149, 365-372.

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Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.*, & Williams, A. E.* (2010). Habituation, sensitization, and emotional valence modulation of pain responses. PAIN, 148, 320-327.

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Rhudy, J. L., Davis, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Byrd, P.*, & Pruiksma, K. E.* (2010). Cognitive-behavioral treatment for chronic nightmares in trauma-exposed persons: Assessing physiological reactions to nightmare-related fear. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66(4), 1-18.

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2009

Bartley, E. J.*, Rhudy, J. L., & Williams, A. E.* (2009). Experimental assessment of affective processing in fibromyalgia. The Journal of Pain,10(11), 1151-1160.

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Rhudy, J. L., France, C. R., Bartley, E. J.,* McCabe, K. M.,* & Williams, A. E.,* (2009). Psychophysiological responses to pain: Further validation of the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) as a measure of nociception. Psychophysiology, 46(5), 939-948. PMID: 19497013

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France, C. R., Rhudy, J. L., & McGlone, S. (2009). Using normalized EMG to define the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold: Further evaluation of standardized scoring criteria. PAIN, 145, 211-218. PMID: 19595510

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Rhudy, J. L., France, C. R., Bartley, E. J.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* & Russell, J. L.* (2009). Does pain catastrophizing moderate the relationship between spinal nociceptive processes and pain sensitivity? The Journal of Pain, 10, 860-869. PMID: 19638330

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Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Emotional modulation of autonomic reactions to painful trigeminal stimulation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 71, 242-247. PMID: 19000721

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Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Supraspinal modulation of trigeminal nociception and pain. Headache, 49(5), 704-720. PMID: 18783449

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Naliboff, B., & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Anxiety and functional pain disorders. In E. A. Mayer & M. C. Bushnell (Eds). Functional pain syndromes: Presentation and pathophysiology. Seattle: IASP Press.

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2008

Rhudy, J. L., Green, B. A., Arnau, R. C., & France, C. R. (2008). Taxometric analysis of biceps femoris EMG following electrocutaneous stimulation over the sural nerve: Determining the latent structure of the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR). International Journal of Psychophysiology, 69, 18-26. PMID: 18417236

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Bartley, E. J.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). The influence of pain catastrophizing on experimentally-induced emotion and emotional modulation of nociception. The Journal of Pain, 38, 388-396. PMID: 18226969

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Rhudy, J. L., Davis, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.* & Byrd, P.* (2008). Physiological-emotional reactivity to nightmare-related imagery in trauma-exposed persons with chronic nightmares. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 6(3), 158-177. PMID: 18629687

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Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Russell, J. L.*, & Maynard, L. J.** (2008). Emotional control of nociceptive reactions (ECON): Do affective valence and arousal play a role? PAIN, 136, 250-261.

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2007

Davis, J. L., Byrd, P.*, Rhudy, J. L., & Wright, D. C.* (2007). Characteristics of chronic nightmares in a trauma exposed clinical sample. Dreaming, 17, 187-198.

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Williams, A. E.* & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). Affective modulation of eyeblink reactions to noxious sural nerve stimulation: A supraspinal measure of nociceptive reactivity? International Journal of Psychophysiology, 66, 255-265. PMID: 17920144

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Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). The influence of conditioned fear on human pain thresholds: Does preparedness play a role? The Journal of Pain, 7, 598-606. PMID: 17524956

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Rhudy, J. L., Maynard, L. J.**, & Russell, J. L.* (2007). Does in-vivo catastrophizing engage descending modulation of spinal nociception? The Journal of Pain, 8, 325-333. PMID: 17140855

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Rhudy, J. L., Dubbert, P. M., Williams, A.E.*, & Kirchner, K. A. (2007). Efficacy of a program to encourage walking in VA elderly primary care patients: The role of pain. Psychology, Health, & Medicine, 12, 289-298. PMID: 17510898

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Rhudy, J. L., & France, C. R. (2007). Defining the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold in human participants: A comparison of different scoring criteria. PAIN, 128, 244-253. PMID: 17070999

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Nicholson, R., Houle, T., Rhudy, J.L., & Norton, P.J. (2007). Psychological risk factors in headache. Headache, 47, 413-426. PMID: 17371358

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Rhudy, J. L., McCabe, K. M.*, & Williams, A. E.* (2007). Affective modulation of autonomic reactions to noxious stimulation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 63, 105-109. PMID: 17049399

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Arnau, R. C., Rosen, D., Finch, J. F., & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). Longitudinal effects of hope on depression and anxiety: A latent variable analysis. Journal of Personality, 75, 43-64. PMID: 17214591

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2006

Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Rambo, P. L.*, & Russell, J. L.* (2006). Emotional modulation of spinal nociception and pain: The impact of predictable noxious stimulation. PAIN, 126, 221-233. PMID: 16890356

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Rhudy, J. L., Dubbert, P. M., Parker, J. D., Burke, R. S., & Williams, A. E.* (2006). Affective modulation of pain in substance dependent veterans. Pain Medicine, 7, 483-500. PMID: 17112362

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Mittal, D., Majithia, D., Kennedy, R., & Rhudy, J.L. (2006). Differences in characteristics and outcome of delirium based on referral patterns. Psychosomatics, 47, 367-375. PMID: 16959924

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O’Jile, J. R., Ryan, L. M., Betz, B., Parks-Levy, J., Hilsabeck, R. C., Rhudy, J. L., & Gouvier, W. D. (2006). Information processing following mild head injury. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21, 293-296. PMID: 16765017

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2005

Rhudy, J. L., & Williams, A. E.* (2005). Gender differences in pain: Do emotions play a role? Gender Medicine, 2, 208-226. PMID: 16464733

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Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Nguyen, M. V.*, & Rambo, P. L.* (2005). Affective modulation of nociception at spinal and supraspinal levels. Psychophysiology, 42, 579-587. PMID: 16176380

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Kibler, J. L., Rhudy, J. L., Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., Meeks, G. R., Bennett, W., & Dollar, K. M. (2005). Hormones, menstrual distress, and migraine across the phases of the menstrual cycle. Headache, 45, 1181-1189. PMID: 16178948

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2004

Rhudy, J. L., Grimes, J. S., & Meagher, M. W. (2004). Fear-induced hypoalgesia in humans: Effects on low intensity thermal stimulation and finger temperature. The Journal of Pain, 5, 458-468. PMID: 15501428

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2003

Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2003). Individual differences in the emotional reaction to shock determines whether hypoalgesia is observed. Pain Medicine, 4, 244-256. PMID: 12974824

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Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2003). Negative affect: Effects on an evaluative measure of human pain. PAIN. 104, 617-626. PMID: 12927634

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2001

Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2001). Noise stress and human pain thresholds: Divergent effects in men and women. The Journal of Pain, 2, 57-64. PMID: 14622786

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Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2001). The role of emotion in pain modulation. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 14, 241-245.

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Meagher, M. W., Arnau, R. C., and Rhudy, J. L. (2001). Pain and emotion: Effects of affective picture modulation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 63, 79-90. PMID: 11211069

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2000

Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2000). Fear and anxiety: Divergent effects on human pain thresholds. PAIN, 84, 65-75. PMID: 10601674

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